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Middle and High School Education (12 Credit Minor)

The Department of Middle and High School Education offers a 12-credit minor. This minor partially satisfies requirements for New York State Certification.

To be eligible for a minor in Middle and High School Education, students must:

  • File an application with the undergraduate adviser in the Department of Middle and High School Education.
  • Have an overall college index of 2.7.
  • Complete ENG 120 and COM 100 with a grade of 3.0 or better or an alternate course chosen in consultation with the advisor.

The required minor courses are:

ESC 301: Psychological Foundations of Middle and High School (15 hours of fieldwork required, 3 credits)

ESC 302: Social Foundations of Education: A Multicultural Perspective (15 hours of fieldwork required, 3 credits)

ESC 409: Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School (20 hours of fieldwork required** 3 credits)

ESC 429: Teaching Language, Literacy, and Educational Technology (20 hours of fieldwork required* 3 credits)

*Foreign Language students should take ESC 424 or ESC 462 instead of ESC 429.

**Social Studies students should take ESC 433 or 434 instead of ESC 409.

**English students should take ESC 410 or 422 instead of ESC 409.

**Mathematics students should take ESC 432 or 4480 instead of ESC 409.

**Science students should take ESC 419 or 467 instead of ESC 409.

Last modified: 9/3/2014